2018-19 All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Member Award Guidelines

Each year the Southern Conferences recognizes a faculty and staff member from each conference institution for their exemplary service to the university.

Specifics for UTC:

Faculty and staff nominations are due in the Provost's Office by 12 noon October 31. Nominations must include a brief description of the service the nominee has provided to the institution. Nominations should be submitted online via the link below:  Nominations will be evaluated and the awardees selected by an ad hoc group of faculty and staff. 


General Description

 A. The Southern Conference will annually recognize members of the faculty and staff who have made a significant impact in the lives of students and served our respective institutions in significant

 B. The recipients – one faculty member and one staff member per institution – will be selected by each institution using its own process. The name of each honoree will be provided to the Southern Conference by the Faculty Athletics Representative.

 C. Award winners must be communicated to the the Conference office by November 12. An announcement of the winners will be made early in December by the Conference office.

 D. The recipients will be invited to attend a home men’s basketball game to be presented their all-conference plaque by the Commissioner or his designee.

 E. Each institution must supply a bio and head shot of the recipients for inclusion on the Southern Conference website and in use with an article to run in the Southern Conference Basketball Tournament official program.

Eligibility Criteria – Faculty Member

Recipients should be chosen based on the institution’s own criteria which may include the following:

  1. Demonstrated service to their institution.

 B. Recognition for a research project or written academic piece

 C.  Contributions to student life and the local community. 

Eligibility Criteria – Staff Member

Recipients should be chosen on the institution’s own criteria, which may include the following:   

  1. Demonstrated record of service to their institution.

 B. Recognition for bringing out the best in others and creating conditions for success.

 C.  Contributions to student life and the local community. 

The Chief Academic Officers should take responsibility for the institutional process of selecting the Faculty and Staff Member award recipients and disseminating the results to the Faculty Athletic Representative.

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